Compare 2008 Volvo S80 vs 2008 Mercedes-Benz E Class

2008 Volvo S80
2008 Mercedes-Benz E Class
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4-Door Sedan 3.2L FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FWD 3.2L 16 24 $36,383 $38,705
4-Door Sedan AWD 3.0L Turbo 16 24 $39,522 $42,045
4-Door Sedan AWD 4.4L 15 23 $45,765 $49,210
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4-Door Sedan Sport 3.5L RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD Luxury 3.5L 17 24 $47,616 $51,200
4-Door Sedan RWD Sport 3.5L 17 24 $47,616 $51,200
4-Door Sedan BlueTec RWD 42 State 3.0L 23 32 $48,546 $52,200
4-Door Sedan BlueTec RWD California 3.0L 23 32 $48,546 $52,200
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC Luxury 3.5L 16 22 $49,011 $52,700
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC Sport 3.5L 16 22 $49,011 $52,700
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 3.5L 16 21 $52,034 $55,950
4-Door Sedan RWD Sport 5.5L 15 22 $55,521 $59,700
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC Sport 5.5L 13 19 $56,916 $61,200
4-Door Sedan RWD 6.3L AMG 12 19 $79,329 $85,300
4-Door Wagon RWD 6.3L AMG 12 18 $80,026 $86,050
Pricing
Invoice Price
$36,383
$47,616
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,705
$51,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$645 / month
$853 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Volvo S80 is one of the safety luxury sedans on the planet, and in V-8 form it’s an enthusiastic performer. If you appreciate luxury and complex engineering solutions, then you'll love the 2008 Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 37.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 41.9
Front Hip Room (in)
54.8 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
35.0 35.6
Front Head Room (in)
37.8 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98 97.0
Second Hip Room (in)
54.7 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.4 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
191.0 191.0
Height, Overall (in)
58.8 58.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.0 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in)
111.6 112.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.3 71.7
Track Width, Front (in)
62.1 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.9 15.9
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4 Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 13.0 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 21.1
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Vehicle-Speed-Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/50R17 P245/40R18
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50R17 P265/35R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3307 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3307 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
330 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
330 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3825 3740
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 18 x 9.0
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 18 x 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I6 Gas V6
Fuel System
- TBD - SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
236 @ 3200 258 @ 2400 - 5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.2L/195 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
235 @ 6200 268 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 17
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic, Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD -
Trans Type
6 7
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again
Geartronic NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- - TBD -
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Volvo S80 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent 5-Arm Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut 4-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -

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